Promote Your Business with Public Garden

Public Garden is THE magazine for public garden professionals, offering relevant, educational content devoted to the world of botanic gardens, arboreta, and other horticultural institutions.

PG August 2023 Issue Cover_Volume 38, No. 3

Is your business connected to Decision Makers at Public Gardens?

Each year, Public Garden connects with more than 10,000 industry professionals through print and digital versions published quarterly.

American Public Gardens Association and Public Garden offer you a variety of opportunities to connect with our members by advertising in Public Garden.

For inquiries or questions regarding advertising, contact our Managing Editor, Dorothea Coleman.

CONTACT

Advertising Contract

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Fill out and email to Managing Editor, Dorothea Coleman, at publications@publicgardens.org. Please send the contract unsigned as signatures will be collected once space and price is confirmed by the Managing Editor.

Reader profile

Public Garden’s audience includes a vast continuum of garden professionals, from public horticulture students to seasoned industry veterans.

Of Public Garden Readers:

66%

Are supervisors or high-level administrators within their organization

77%

Share the magazine with 1-3 (or more) others

85%

Find Public Garden to be a valuable professional resource

Our readers include arborists, board trustees, conservation specialists, curators, educators, fund raisers and foundation leaders, horticulturists, librarians, public garden directors, public relations professionals, researchers and volunteer coordinators. Other subscribers include companies that provide products and services to the public garden community, students, libraries, and others with an interest in public horticulture.

RATE CARD (USD) – 2024

MEMBER DISCOUNTS

  • Corporate Gold members receive a 20% discount on all Public Garden advertising.
  • Corporate Plus Members receive a 15% discount on all Public Garden advertising.
  • Corporate Associate and Institutional members receive a 10% discount on all Public Garden advertising.
Ad Size1 Issue2 Issues4 Issues
Full Page$2,290$4,350$8,240
1/2 Page$1,805$3,430$6,500
1/4 Page$1,440$2,730$5,180
Cover 2 (back cover 2/3 page)$2,900$5,500$10,430
Cover 3 (inside back cover)$2,680$5,085$9,640
Cover 4 (inside front cover)$3,120$5,925$11,225
Advertorial
Full Page$1,890
2 Page Spread$3,770

Mechanical Specifications

Ad SizeWidth (inches)Depth (inches)
Full Page, Bleed8.62511.125
Full Page (+ 0.125″ bleed)7.3759.7375
2/3 Page (Back Cover only)7.3756.625
1/2 Page Horizontal7.3754.74
1/4 Page Vertical3.67014.74

All advertisements must be submitted as high resolution (300 dpi) PDFs, CYMK with all fonts embedded. Final page trim size is 8.375” x 10.875”. Heat web offset printing with saddle stitch binding. Four-color process (CMYK) with 0.125” bleed on all sides. Live content no closer than 1/8” to trim edge. Effective resolution of 350 dpi for all bitmapped images.

Issue Deadlines – 2024

IssueReservationMaterials
Issue 1 – FebruaryDecember 1December 21
Issue 2 – MayMarch 1March 21
Issue 3 – AugustJune 1June 21
Issue 4 – NovemberSeptember 1September 21

Ad Contract

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Fill out and email to Managing Editor, Dorothea Coleman, at publications@publicgardens.org. Please send the contract unsigned as signatures will be collected once space and price is confirmed by the Managing Editor.